The much anticipated exhibition "Latvian Exile Art" opens on May 9, 2013 in Rīga, Latvia at the Latvian National Museum of Art's (LNMM) Arsenāls Exhibition Hall (Torņa ielā 1).



Guna Mundheim, who served as both Vice-president and President of ALMA (2002 - 2009), has just completed a one-person exhibition in Philadelphia at the GrossMcCleaf Gallery in September 2011.

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Maruta Vitols


Maruta Z. Vitols received her Ph.D. in the History of Art from The Ohio State University. She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Cinema Studies from New York University, and recently spent the 2006-2007 academic year in Riga as a Fulbright Scholar researching her dissertation entitled "From the Personal to the Public: Juris Podnieks and Latvian Documentary Cinema." Her articles on Podnieks have appeared in a special issue of the journal Studies in Environmental Aesthetics and Semiotics and in Jauna Gaita, and she has presented her research at such institutions as Syracuse University, Wellesley College, The Ohio State University, New York University, Ohio University, Indiana University, and the University of Latvia. She currently teaches at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts.


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